Waterfowl hunting in the county Keryruk


Among the countless activities in which you can participate in Keryruk County, North Carolina, hunting near Kerrytuk Sound is popular with locals and visitors for many years. Currituck Sound was connected directly to the Atlantic Ocean to the beginning of the 1800s with one or more inputs through the outer banks. Offset sands eventually closes the entrance, changing the sound with estuarine environments with a high salinity in estuary environment with low salinity. Swamps and water Kyurytuka sound widely known water hunting grounds.

Since the early 1800s, Currituck Sound is on the migration route for ducks, Canadian geese and other water birds. Village Duck Keryruk County was named for the large number of water birds, who once made their home in the area. Currituck Sound, which borders Upper banks from Kitty Hawk to the north to the Virginia line, was once the richest and most popular hunting ground to waterfowl in the country. Historians note that fresh water Currituck Sound has attracted so many water birds, that if they went in flight, they actually covered the sun.

In the late nineteenth century, entrepreneurs in the north began to buy land in the marshes and small islands, to build a hunting clubs. The most famous of them – Kerrytuk club the king. During the winter months the hunters arrive from Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey. Locals will serve as guards, servants and guides, providing them as needed profit.

For more than 75 years in ponds Keryruka hunted until the population of birds has been virtually destroyed. Strict laws on the protection of wildlife hunting clubs have closed, and the population of waterfowl has been steadily increasing.

Before hunting a duck or other waterfowl are a few rules and regulations must be observed:

o Public waterfowl hunting is allowed only permission of designated places of refuge for wildlife. Permission to hunt waterfowl in North Carolina or permission to hunt for fugitives, now hunting license, states, state, and federal waterfowl must be in the hunt.
o Youth hunters (under 16 years) can participate in any hunting on the condition that they have been approved by the State hunter safety course and are accompanied by adults who are at least 21 years.
o November-January season state waterfowl. From mid-January to March period, only snow geese. Hunting is allowed only on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
o All the hunters tested permits, licenses, bags bags, hunting equipment, boats, vehicles and their contents during the verification of compliance.
o Possession of alcoholic beverages while hunting is prohibited.
o It is forbidden to make the wildlife and plants in the space reserved for hunting
o Use of unauthorized document is prohibited.
o littered prohibited. If you pack it, pack it.